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Proposed North County Development Raises Environmental Questions

Aug. 20
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The debate over a plan to build a new outdoor mall near a North County lagoon continues as Carlsbad city leaders prepare to vote on it next Tuesday.

San Diego City Council Declares Affordable Housing Emergency For 12th Year In A Row

Aug. 19
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San Diego is tens of thousands of units short of the goal for affordable homes for sale, and the rental market is also soaring out of reach for low-income San Diegans.

Female Libido Pill Took Long, Winding Route To Market

Aug. 19
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Federal health officials on Tuesday approved the first prescription drug intended to treat women suffering from a lack of sexual desire.

Turf Replacement Rebate Pays Out For Rancho Santa Fe Residents

Aug. 17
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A program put in place by the Metropolitan Water District to help owners replace their lawns during the drought - ran out of money. We look at what's next.

San Diego Unified Urges Parents To Vaccinate Kids

Aug. 17
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California's controversial vaccine law doesn't go into effect until the next school year, but San Diego Unified school officials are already getting the word out about the upcoming changes.

Report: Latinos 'Severely Underrepresented' Among California Prosecutors

Aug. 13
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A survey by Stanford researchers finds that while Latinos make up nearly 39 percent of the population, they make up less than 10 percent of the state's full-time prosecutors.

Pet Adoption Fees Waived During San Diego's 'Clear The Shelters' Effort

Aug. 12
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It’s the dog days of summer, and San Diego County animal advocates are promoting pet adoptions this weekend.

Gov. Brown Commends San Diego On Water Conservation

Aug. 11
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By David Wagner
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Gov. Jerry Brown came to San Diego Tuesday to commend local leaders on hitting state-mandated water cuts in recent months.

Is California Ready To Legalize Marijuana?

Aug. 12
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Four states and the district of Columbia have legalized marijuana, and California could be next. A recent report by the Blue Ribbon Commission on Marijuana Policy provides a road map for regulating pot.

From Schwarzenegger To Step Aerobics, How Exercise Has Evolved

Aug. 12
By Claire Trageser
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One of the world’s largest exercise organizations is based in San Diego, and this year marks its 30th birthday. The American Council on Exercise researches fitness trends and certifies personal trainers. It's seen a lot of changes since 1985.

Documentary About Vatican Investigation Of Feminist Nuns Screens In San Diego

Aug. 11
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An account of the Catholic Church crackdown on the American nuns is the subject of "Radical Grace," a new documentary screening in San Diego on Wednesday night.

Proposed Carson Stadium Could Be Ready By 2019

Aug. 11
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By City News Service
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The former football executive who is spearheading efforts by the San Diego Chargers and Oakland Raiders to jointly build a stadium in Carson said that both teams are "committed" to Los Angeles.

How An Early School Start Is Affecting Teenagers' Sleep

Aug. 10
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A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention finds many schools are starting too early making it difficult for teenagers to get enough sleep.

Lessons Learned From Training Iraqi Troops To Fight ISIS

Aug. 10
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It's been a year since President Obama sent U.S. advisers to Iraq to help that nation's soldiers fight back against the so-called Islamic State. Among those still deployed as trainers are Marines from I Marine Expeditionary Force based at Camp Pendleton.

$259,000 Drug Hard To Swallow For Some Patients

Aug. 10
By David Wagner
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A new drug discovered in San Diego is giving hope to some patients with cystic fibrosis. It's giving others a severe case of sticker shock.